Ksi Lisims LNG has received its Process Order from the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office (BCEAO) and is now clear to complete a full application for an environmental assessment certificate. The project expects to submit its application later this year.
The B.C. government defines this phase as a formalization of how the assessment process will be carried out, “including identifying the required information; defining who does what, when, and how; and determining how participants work together for the rest of the EA and future engagement approaches (including public engagement).” The BCEAO commits to a 120-day timeframe for this phase of the process. The Order was received on schedule and can be viewed here.
Ksi Lisims LNG will be one of the most significant Indigenous-supported industrial developments in Canadian history. The project is an example of economic reconciliation in action: co-developed with the Nisga’a Nation and hosted on land owned by the Nisga’a Lisims Government. Designed to be net-zero ready from day one of operations, the project aligns with the B.C. government's newly announced energy action framework.
The project is designed to be the largest net-zero LNG export facility in the world. Once operational, Ksi Lisims LNG will produce 12 million tonnes of LNG per year. It will create thousands of jobs within B.C. and provide substantial financial benefits to the Nisga’a Nation as well as to neighbouring Indigenous nations.
The Nisga’a Nation is a self-governing, modern treaty Nation with significant, defined control of and rights over their lands. They are a founding member of the First Nations Climate Initiative. https://www.nisgaanation.ca
Rockies LNG Partners is a partnership of Canadian natural gas producers formed to advance LNG market access opportunities on the west coast of British Columbia. Rockies LNG’s partners are committed to responsible development of Canadian natural gas resources. http://www.rockieslng.com
Western LNG is based in Houston and Vancouver. The company is an experienced developer and operator of LNG and related energy infrastructure facilities. https://www.westernlng.com